Shizuoka City Hall Photo Exhibition

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JAN 30 ~ FEB 10 2006

Translated from Japanese, this is the title of the Photo Exhibition in the west lobby of  Shizuoka City Hall. It has photos and videos of the Shizuoka-Omaha Sister City 40th Anniversary Events in Omaha in late September 2005 - including  the Construction of the Sunpu Castle Gate in Lauritzen Gardens, the Ikebana Flower Show, Kimono Music and Fashion Show, and the River City Roundup Parade. This photo exhibit was sponsored by the Omaha Club in Shizuoka and the Shizuoka City International Affairs Division and International Communications Association.

Event Letter  (Japanese only)
From e-note "report" by Shuichiro Kohama -The Construction leader
- Jan 26 -- 50 citizens will participate in the opening ceremony on 30th.
- Feb 09 -- About 1200 visitor has seen the exhibits
< More info and photos are on the the Photo Exhibits page
The Display ...

This panel display of photos of the Omaha Sunpu Gate Dedication,  the gate and mini-Mt Fuji in the fall and under the early December snow.  Photo of the Omaha City flag is in the lower right corner. Most of photos were taken by  Steve R. Adams.

The TV on the left shows the video of the 2005 River City Roundup Parade.

The panel at left has photos of the 2005 River City Roundup Parade and the Kimono Music and Fashion Show.
The Opening Day, January 30th, 2005 ....

A few members of The 40th anniversary Shizuoka-Omaha Sister City delegations were viewing the Photo Exhibition on opening day, Monday, January 30th.

Top Tow - L to R
Yukiharu Ono - Gate architect
    Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., Ltd.
Daisuke Watanabe - Tile Roof Company
Tomoo Takagi - Head Gardner
Nobuo Takeshita - Head Carpenter
Bottom / Front row - L to R
Shuichiro Kohama - Construction leader
Yuichi Kawai - Project leader
Mayor Zenkichi Kojima - Mayor of Shizuoka
Toshihiro Ito - Chairman, Shizuoka City Council
 These photos were sent to Steve Adams from Japan

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